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Drogba leads Ivory charge (Team Profile)
Nairobi/Abidjan, Nov 30 (DPA) It is almost impossible to think of Ivory Coast without conjuring up an image of Didier Drogba prolific, powerful and petulant in equal measure - but the Elephants will need more than individual brilliance from the Chelsea forward to propel them to glory in South Africa.

Monday, November 30, 2009 1:23:52 PM

Hospital mistakenly amputates legs from toddler
Johannesburg, Nov 30 (DPA) Staff at a Johannesburg hospital unnecessarily amputated the legs of a 2-year-old girl who had been admitted for treatment of burns on her hands, local authorities admitted.

Monday, November 30, 2009 6:57:15 AM

Manmohan Singh meets Brian Lara
Port-of-Spain, Nov 29 (IANS) Minutes before he left for India, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met with former West indies captain and legendary batsman Brian Lara at the Crowne Plaza hotel on Saturday night.

Sunday, November 29, 2009 6:19:24 PM

FBI team coming to Delhi to reveal Headley links
Port of Spain, Nov 29 (IANS) A high-level FBI team will be coming to Delhi within a week with new information to unravel the terror plot hatched by David Coleman Headley and Tahawuur Rana and their links to the Mumbai carnage, National Security Adviser M.K. Narayanan said here.

Sunday, November 29, 2009 5:36:59 PM

No talks between Indian, Pakistani foreign ministers at CHOGM
Port of Spain, Nov 29 (IANS) The Indian and Pakistani foreign ministers were in this Trinidad and Tobago capital to attend the Commonwealth summit, but did not meet for talks as expected as the Indian side felt that Islamabad had done little to address its concerns.

Sunday, November 29, 2009 4:26:34 PM

India, Canada agree on historic n-deal
Port of Spain, Nov 29 (IANS) India and Canada have agreed on a civil nuclear deal that will enable New Delhi to access Canadian nuclear technology and uranium after a gap of 34 years. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said the development 'augurs extremely well' for the ties between the nations.

Sunday, November 29, 2009 4:02:21 PM

India-US reprocessing pact in a week: M.K. Narayanan
Port of Spain, Nov 29 (IANS) India and the US will conclude a crucial pact on reprocessing spent fuel in a week or so, with negotiators trying to sort out the right language to accommodate each other's concerns, India's National Security Adviser M.K. Narayanan said here.

Sunday, November 29, 2009 3:55:23 PM

Krishna gives a skip to Qureshi, India-Pakistan chill deepens
Port of Spain, Nov 29 (IANS) A year after the Mumbai terror attacks, the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan were in this Trinidad and Tobago capital but did not meet for talks, indicating a deepening chill in their ties.

Sunday, November 29, 2009 12:30:30 PM

From apartheid to World Cup, football comes a long way in South Africa
Johannesburg, Nov 28 (DPA) History is supposed to be the study of facts, but as in so many things in South Africa, even the history of international football in the country is not as straightforward as it should be.

Saturday, November 28, 2009 3:01:03 PM

Dutch looking to paint South Africa orange (Team Profile)
Amsterdam, Nov 28 (DPA) Only a few countries can match the Netherlands for its football quality, but the nation of Johan Cruyff, Ruud Gullit and Marco van Basten is yet to taste World Cup success.

Saturday, November 28, 2009 2:18:51 PM

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